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Famous women

Author: Giovanni Boccaccio; Virginia Brown
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2003.
Series: I Tatti Renaissance library, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of biographies in Western literature is devoted to women. It affords a glimpse of a moment in history when mediaeval attitudes toward women were beginning to give way to more modern  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biografía
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Boccaccio; Virginia Brown
ISBN: 0674011309 9780674011304
OCLC Number: 916339479
Notes: De mulieribus claris.
Target Audience: Pregrado
Description: xxiii, 282 p ; 21 cm.
Series Title: I Tatti Renaissance library, 1.
Other Titles: De mulieribus claris.
Responsibility: Giovanni Boccaccio ; translated by Virginia Brown.

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"In a pungent new translation by Virginia Brown, [Boccaccio's] famous women hold up very well indeed...The success of Famous Women suggests that [Renaissance] ladies read their Boccaccio as we are Read more...

 
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